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Why do B12 injections cause the stomach to bloat?

Why do B12 injections cause the stomach to bloat?

Should not: B12 injections are not implicated in causing bloating. If you mean swelling at the injection site, that can be due to the volume, or allergic reaction to the preservative. ...Read more

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Can a bad gall bladder cause your stomach to bloat ?

Can a bad gall bladder cause your stomach to bloat ?

Maybe: Many things can cause abdominal bloating. Bad diet, constipation, gastritis, gallbladder, etc. Gallbladder problem like gallstones can cause upper abdominal pain and vomiting after eating. Would need to see a doctor for an examination and possible tests. ...Read more

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What causes bloated stomachs? I look pregnant my stomach is so bloat it that don't know how to get it down

What causes bloated stomachs? I look pregnant my stomach is so bloat it that don't know how to get it down

Gas: Bloating is a vexing symptom and tends to be due to excessive gas production and possibly slow passage. You can try a low-gas diet, Gas-Ex (if burping a lot) or Beano (if flatulent) and lastly a probiotic such as Align. ...Read more

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It started with pain in upper back caused by coughing with the flu bug. After about a month, it went to the ribs. Pain causes stomach to bloat.?

It started with pain in upper back caused by coughing with the flu bug. After about a month, it went to the ribs.  Pain causes stomach to bloat.?

Possibly: Pain can affect the intestines and cause slowing down of the digestive process. Also possible that if you have been taking anti-inflammatory pain meds, that your stomach is getting upset. Chronic pain can certainly affect other parts of the body, there are lots of treatments so it is reasonable to see your doc and explore alternatives. ...Read more

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Can a kidney infection cause your stomach to bloat ?

Can a kidney infection cause your stomach to bloat ?

Not usually: Kidney infections are serious and may cause chills, sweats, fever, back discomfort, urinary frequency and burning. A distended abdomen would not be a typical symptom or sign. ...Read more

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Augmentin caused my stomach to bloat and i feel like vomiting, what to do?

Augmentin caused my stomach to bloat and i feel like vomiting, what to do?

Augmentin with GI Sx: Hi! Augmentin is an antibiotic with 2 active ingredients: Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid. GI upset with bloating and nausea (even vomiting or diarrhea) are common side effects. Do not stop the medication before talking to the prescribing practitioner. Let your PCP know what you are experiencing so your medical treatment plan may be adjusted for your health condition. ...Read more

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When i eat certain foods i get bloated then a pain in my stomach what can cause this?

When i eat certain foods i get bloated then a pain in my stomach what can cause this?

Food intolerances: Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions. Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies & must avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. See http:/boston.Com/lifestyle/health/blog/nutrition; also healthtap answers re: hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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I stay bloated and my stomach sticks out pretty far. What could cause this?

I stay bloated and my stomach sticks out pretty far. What could cause this?

Abdominal swelling: When you say "swelling" are you relating your abdominal circumference to feelings of distension, fluid retention, constipation, overeating, or do you feel pregnant? Hard to answer your question without further information and clarity. Over what period of time have you noted the swelling--minutes or months, and what are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver disease, gut problems...)? ...Read more

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